: feeling or showing love

: very careful and thorough

Full Definition of LOVING

lov·ing·ly \-viŋ-lē\ adverb
lov·ing·ness noun

Examples of LOVING

  1. The old house has undergone a loving restoration.
  2. <they were a loving family, supporting each other when times were bad>

First Known Use of LOVING

before 12th century
LOVINGLY Defined for Kids


adjective lov·ing \ˈlə-viŋ\

Definition of LOVING for Kids

:  feeling or showing love or great care <a loving glance>
lov·ing·ly adverb


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